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British Railways Act 1993

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Provisions relating to Works Nos. 1 to 3, 5 and 6

6Appropriation of works for Works Nos. 1 to 3, 5 and 6

(1)In this section and in Schedule 2 to this Act—

  • “the original enactments” means the enactments specified in columns (1) and (2) of that Schedule;

  • “the original works” means the works authorised by the original enactments described in column (3) of that Schedule as lie within the limits of deviation of a relevant work; and

  • “the relevant works” means Works Nos. 1 to 3, 5 and 6, or any of them, as specified in that Schedule.

(2)If the Board proceed with the construction of a relevant work, they may hold, use and appropriate such part of the original works as they may require for the purposes of that relevant work and shall be relieved of the obligation to maintain the original works for the purposes of the original enactments.

(3)Subject to subsection (2) above, all the powers and obligations conferred or imposed upon the Board by the original enactments in relation to the original works shall cease to have effect.

(4)Any person who suffers loss by the extinguishment of any private right under this section shall be entitled to be paid by the Board compensation, to be determined in case of dispute by the tribunal.

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